Friday, April 22

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On the unlikely survival (for the second time) of Kamaishi, Japan.

Thursday, April 21

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The 20 soldiers in Second Platoon try in vain to hold down a strategic outpost in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley, “among the deadliest pieces of terrain in the world for U.S. forces.”

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On Sebastian Junger’s War and the documentary Restrepo by Tim Hetherington, who was killed in Libya yesterday.

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The rise, fall and stubborn survival of a teenage Internet celebrity who discovered that the real world can be a very scary place.

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A profile of 14-year-old fashion blogger Tavi Gevinson.

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Time is speeding up. And to what end? Maybe we were told that two thousand years ago.

On the shortcomings of both reality and fiction.

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“The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads.”

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How two love-struck, type A high schoolers almost got away with murder.

Wednesday, April 20

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An investigation into the sexual abuse of children by Catholic priests in Alaska Native villages.

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How Craigslist dealers do business in New York City.

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How medical marijuana transformed California’s pot industry.

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Nearly every American soldier injured in Iraq or Afghanistan is treated—for a few days at least—at a single hospital in Landstuhl, Germany.